Law and Policy


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Family of Fort Hood Soldier Suspects Foul Play In His Death

"He felt that something was going to happen," says a cousin of Corlton L. Chee, adding that his body had bruises, scratches, and a bump.

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The Military Could Finally See Sweeping Changes Under the ‘I Am Vanessa Guillén’ Act

Rep. Jackie Speier introduced the bipartisan bill in honor of the late SPC Vanessa Guillén, who was killed in April.

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US Congress Officially Launches Investigation Into Fort Hood Deaths

Two congressional committees want to determine what's behind the "pattern of recent tragedies" at the Texas base.

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Navajo Nation Calls for Investigation Into Death of Fort Hood Soldier

Multiple investigations are currently underway at Fort Hood after 11 soldiers have died in questionable circumstances since March.

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Latino Lawmakers Met With Army Officials. Here’s What They Discussed.

Besides expressing "outrage" over the murder of Vanessa Guillén, the leaders pushed for more Latino representation in senior leadership.

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Fort Hood Commander in Charge of Investigating Vanessa Guillén’s Death Loses Post and Transfer

Major General Scott Efflandt, who had begun his post in charge of the Texas base earlier this year, was set to take over the 1st Armored Division in the coming weeks.

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An Eighth Soldier Has Been Found Dead at Fort Hood

Last month, another soldier was found dead in the same lake.